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Poster: cream-puff-war Date: Jun 7, 2009 7:21am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: What If I Only Listened To 1968?

yes, look at the high energy not only of the band at this free show for the Columbia Students on May 3, 1968:


but in the audience as well...
the jaw dropping at 1:03...
the young boy banging on Mickey Hart's high hat...

and btw, the mystery of what they were actually playing (in at least part of this footage) could be solved by a musician who takes a close look at the frames from about 0:38 through 0:42, where we get a clear if brief view of Weir, Lesh and Garcia fingering their fretboards.

Try to recreate what they're doing, and that should reveal the answer to the mystery!

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Poster: light into ashes Date: Jun 7, 2009 12:40pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: What If I Only Listened To 1968?

Professionally filmed, it's a shame there isn't more.... I don't think it's a clip of one song though, they probably took random shots from throughout the event.
But at 1:05, is that Lesh singing while Garcia plays chords?? Too blurry for me to tell for sure.

A good soundtrack would be the Alligator from 5/18/68!

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